The Great Reset of management and organization theory

Last updated, 6 Feb 2021
Additional info: 
Special Issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Management
Deadline: 
01/09/2021

Call for papers to a special issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Management [SSCI 1.891, Scopus, CNRS**, CABS**, VHB***] on

The Great Reset of management and organization theory

Proponents

  • Steffen Roth, Full Professor of Management, La Rochelle Business School, France, and Adjunct Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Turku, Finland [corresponding proponent].
  • Wojciech Czakon, Full Professor of Strategic Management, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • Wolfgang Amann, Professor of Strategy and Leadership, HEC Paris in Qatar, Qatar
  • Léo-Paul Dana, Full Professor of Entrepreneurship, Montpellier Business School, France

This changes everything. Still a wishful thought and claim rather than a certainty, the title of Naomi Klein’s (2015) report on the battle between capitalism and the climate blends well into observations of the repeatedly declared 2020 war against the coronavirus and its tremendous impact on what is already being described as our “old-normal” lives. Many agree now that the coronavirus has exposed the weaknesses of neoliberal institutional designs, financial austerity policies, and a global economic system optimized for efficiency rather than sustainability and resilience. Some note with satisfaction that lockdowns and travel restrictions have cleared skies and covered ecological footprints.

It is against this backdrop that the World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently launched its Great Reset initiative. Borrowed from an eponymous book (Florida, 2010) written in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the WEF’s reset refers to ambitious institutional redesigns by which governments and corporations should adapt to the situation during and after the coronavirus crisis. The key message here is that …

The full CFP is available here: https://derroth.com/2020/11/24/cfp-the-great-reset-of-management-and-organization-theory/ 

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Prof. Dr. Dr. habil. Steffen Roth

Full Professor of Management, La Rochelle Business School, France
Adjunct Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Turku, Finland
URL: http://derroth.com
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8502-601X

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BIG DATA INSIGHTS into social macro trends (1800–2000): A replication study @TFSC: https://wp.me/pvO07-1oy

CSR BEYOND ECONOMY AND SOCIETY. A post-capitalist approach @J Bus Ethics: https://wp.me/pvO07-1gv 

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